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Worth County High School Annual Mock Interview/Job Search event for WCHS Seniors

Worth County High School Annual Mock Interview/Job Search event for WCHS Seniors


Worth County High School and Sylvester-Worth County Chambers Education Committee held its annual Job Search/Mock Interview Session with the High School Seniors October 25, 2016. Work base Learning Program Coordinator Ms. Tina Pate moderated the event. 14 Business Owners/Managers, Community Leaders and Human Resource Directors and over 100 High School Seniors participated. The presenters were asked to cover items such as, but not limited to: soft skills; having a positive attitude in the workplace; completing applications and resumes; sending cover letters with the resume; following up after the interview with a thank you letter; appropriate dress; interviewing; etc…anything related to the job search process.

Our community partners and presenters:
BFHS Director Jody Yarbourgh
Worth County Fire Chief Timothy Hayes
City of Sylvester Fire Chief Jack Colby
City of Sylvester Human Resources Director Amanda Hendricks
Worth County Commission Administrator Allen Grindstaff
Grady EMS Marketing Specialist Dana Griffin
Southern Regional Technical College – Dana Lewis
Snipes Piggly Wiggly – Carla Tomlinson
Georgia Department of Labor – Carolyn Thomas and Michelle Chambers
McDonalds George Suarez, Carmine James, Mayra Revevera, and Warren Carter
CHP/Job Corps – Patrice Williams
What a great opportunity for our students! Thanks to all who participated!

Peter Pan Pets and Pals Parade Oct. 27 @ 6PM..Join us!


Sylvester-Worth County Chamber Government Committee hosted a Meet and Greet

The Sylvester-Worth County Chamber Government Committee hosted a Meet and Greet, at the Worth County Community Center, on October 18, 2017.
We would like to thank all the candidates that took the time to attend.  The Elected Office is listed first, Candidate, then Party.
United States Senate –   Kevin Klavhon attended for Allen Buckley
Congress for the 8th Congressional District – James Neal Harris – Democrat
State Senator 13th Disrict -Greg Kirk – Republican – Incumbant
State Representative in the General Assembly from 152nd District- State Rep. Ed Rynders – -Unapposed
Worth County Clerk of Court – Brenda Hicks – Unapposed
Worth County Sheriff – Jeff Hobby -Republican – Incumbant
                                     Tracy Jones – Democrat
Worth County Tax Commissioner – Tabetha DuPriest  Unapposed
Worth County Coroner – Johnny Johnson – Republican – Incumbant
                                        Jonathan Luke – Democrat
Worth County County Commission Chairman – Fred Dent – Unapposed
Worth County High School was well represented at the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce’s Meet and Greet.  A special thanks to the Worth County High School JROTC for the Posting of Colors, Aaliyah Bivens for singing the National Anthem so beautifully and our Secretary of State Student Ambassador Day Story for helping us host the event.  #ramproud
The Chamber Government Committee did a great job setting up the event.  Chair Becky Geer and fellow Directors and Committee Members were all on hand to greet the candidates and citizens of Worth County.  Thank you Chamber Directors Becky Geer, Lisa Dylinski, Jean Brooks, Shelly McPhaul, Issac Adams, Christy Forrester, and Chamber Administrative Assistant Denise Foster for all the work put into making the event a success!
The program began at approximately 6:00 PM.  Jean Brooks led with a prayer.  The JROTC Posted the Colors and Aaliyah Bivens sang the National Anthem.  Chamber President Karen Rackley welcomed the candidates and thanked everyone for attending.  Moderator and incoming Chamber Chair Josh Beckstrom then payed the ground rules of the Meet and Greet.  He would introduce each candidate and they were allowed 3 minutes to introduce themselves and discuss their platform.
After introductions, the candidates dispersed among the crowd and met one on one with their constituents.
Light refreshments, catered by Jacksons Soul Food were served.

Join us for a Political Meet and Greet! October 18, 2016


Unity Baptist BLOCK PARTY! October 29, 2016


4 Paws Ribbon Cutting!

The Sylvester-Worth County Chamber held a Ribbon Cutting for 4 PAWS Pet Parlor at 114 E Liberty Avenue, Sylvester, Ga.  on Oct 5, 2016 at 2:00 PM.  4 PAWS offers Full Grooms-Mini Grooms-Nails Trimmed-Bath & Brush.  Elite Boarding for dogs is now available.  20 hours supervision and camera app for all customers.  Be sure and call owner, Jennifer Story, for all your dog grooming and boarding needs here in Sylvester-Worth County!
Photo Credit goes to Sylvester Computer Guy

Karen M. Rackley

2016 Annual Worth County Touchdown Pageant!

Mark your Calendars for the 2016 Annual Worth County Touchdown Pageant!
The 2016 Annual Touchdown Pageant is set for Saturday, November 5, 2016.  The pageant is a fundraiser for the WCHS & WCMS football teams.  Contact Teresa Robison229-343-4394 or 229-463-3085 WCHS for application or more information.

The pageant is open to ALL Worth County girls that live, or have family that works in Worth County.  Ages 6 month – 12th Grade.

Thanks for supporting Worth County RAM football.

Women’s Health Conference Unity Baptist Church Auditorium Sept. 24 at 9am

If you’re in the area, don’t miss this year’s Women’s Health Conference this Saturday in the Unity Baptist Church Auditorium. All are welcome and it’s completely free!

Our keynote speaker will be Mrs. Ramona King, the 2016 First Runner-Up Ms.Senior Georgia. Ms. King will be telling us about the inspirations in her life that helped her through her fight with cancer. It will be a powerful and inspiring morning that you won’t want to miss.

Registration and health screens begin at 8 a.m., program will start at 9 a.m.


Ribbon Cutting for Alpha Pregnancy of Worth County!

The Ribbon Cutting for Alpha Pregnancy Center was held on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at9:00 AM.  The Alpha Pregnancy Director of Services for Worth County,  Jan Wadkins, stated she is overwhelmed with the support of the community.  Mr. David Smith, Executive Director of Alpha Pregnancy Center of Albany and Mr. Hans Wunch, Associational Missionary of the Mallory Baptist Association were both on hand to make opening remarks, thank all involved and state the mission of the Alpha Pregnancy Center.  Pastor Jason Jones, of Isabella Baptist Church, said the invocation.  Director of Services for the Alpha Pregnancy Center, Jan Wadkins then cut the Ribbon.  Everyone was then invited inside to tour the center and refreshments were served.
The Center in Worth County is slated to open for operations on Oct 4, 2016.  For more information on the opening of the Alpha Pregnancy Center, you can contact Jan Wadkins at912-660-4002.


Welcome New Member: Unity Baptist Church

Welcome New Member:

Unity Baptist Church
101 East Bryant Drive
Sylvester, GA 31791
Pastor Troy Dykes
Bible Study, Christian Fellowship, Sunday School, and Worship

The Word of GOD is our source for life and instruction on how to live. We offer Bible Studies for all ages. Throughout the year we have men’s and women’s Bible Study opportunities and the Children and Youth meet each Sunday and Wednesday night. Join us as we “grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ”.

Some say small groups, some use the title Life Groups but we still call it SundaySchool. We have classes for all walks of life where we use Biblical truth and life application. Join us each Sunday morning at 9:45 for Connect 15 as we fellowship over breakfast in the classes and 10:00 start time for Sunday School.

” The expression and adoration offered to GOD by HIS people”. Worship is not a style or a type, it is an attitude. We worship in our giving, through the reading and hearing of GOD’s Word, through prayer and in song. We come together each week and worship in “spirit and in truth”. Join us as we worship together.

Chamber Business Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30am to 5:30pm
122 N Main Street
(229) 776–7718
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